|Dosage & use||
Ingestion of iodine tablets must only take place at the special request of the County Administrative Board or the Radiation Safety Authority.
Usual single dose is:
The tablet can be chewed or swallowed whole. For infants, the dose can be crushed and mixed into water, juice or the like. If the discharge has not stopped, another dose can be taken within two days. The County Administrative Board or the Radiation Safety Authority gives notice of this. Newborns should not be given more than one dose. People over the age of 40 do not need to take iodine tablets because at that age no increase in the frequency of radiation-induced thyroid cancer has been found.
Pregnant women and nursing mothers should take iodine tablets no more than twice.
The active substance is potassium iodide 65 mg (equivalent to 50 mg iodine).
Other ingredients are LACTOSE ANHYDRATE, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate (E 572).